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Somewhat coherent tutorials about web stuff and things.

You Don't Need jQuery

posted by Carson Evans · Aug 8, 2023

Even though modern JavaScript has rendered the need for a library such as jQuery unnecessary, I STILL see people (especially those who are very new to web development) using it for brand new projects. So I thought I would write a little post about how to do some of the most common jQuery things in lovely plain simple JavaScript. Read more…

How I Used Google reCaptcha In NextJS

posted by Carson Evans · Jul 22, 2023

I recently migrated this website to NextJS and I ran in to a few hurdles along the way. Google reCaptcha gave me a few of those hurdles, and in this post I will explain how I overcame them. Read more…

Bootstrap Modals Without jQuery

posted by Carson Evans · Aug 8, 2020

In this post I'll be showing how you can pretty easily write your own vanilla JavaScript to replace jQuery when using bootstrap modals. Read more…

Storing Passwords In Flask

posted by Carson Evans · Aug 2, 2020

There is a plethora of guides out there about how to securely store passwords, but there are not as many of those guides that apply to Flask specifically. I spend quite a bit of my free time on the Pallets discord helping people out with their Flask questions, and often enough we have people storing passwords as plain text. So I thought I would write about the different options one has for correctly storing passwords in a Flask app. Read more…

Request Method Spoofing in Flask

posted by Carson Evans · Jul 6, 2020

I recently found myself wanting to do method spoofing in flask. It turned out this isn't such a simple straight forward thing to do. So sit back while I take you down the rabbit hole that is method spoofing in flask. Read more…

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